Saturday 12th September, at The Island (Artspace Lifespace at the Bridewell), Bristol
Members of BRHG will be doing three talks/discussions:
From Peterloo to Captain Swing: Victims or Insurgents? – Roger
Room 1 Ground Floor: 11.00am-12.00pm: A BRHG talk on the hidden history of struggle in the 19th century. It focuses on how and why major struggles have been ignored or distorted by the left as well as the right.
A Brief History of Corporations – Dan Bennett
The Films and Media Workshops room First Floor: 2.00pm – 3.00pm: A talk/discussion by Bristol Radical History Group member and expert on the Corporation, Dan Bennett. Dan will answer the questions ‘What are Corporations?’, ‘Where do they come from? and ‘How do they derive their power?’
Social crime – who makes the law, and who is it for? Steve Mills
Room 2 First Floor: 3.00pm – 4.00pm: A talk followed by discussion, about the history of crime and the formation of the British legal system. Taking in social crime, the moral economy, smuggling, poaching, shoplifting and riots!